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2020 NASCAR XFINITY Series Martinsville Race Page

Draft Top 250
Saturday, October 31, 2020 - Martinsville Speedway
3:30pm/et
Laps: 250 - Stages: 70/140/250
TV: NBCSN -  Radio: MRN, Sirius XM NASCAR

Race Specific News

Weekend on-track schedule

Friday, October 30
** ACCESS RESTRICTED – ESSENTIAL PERSONNEL ONLY **
4:00 PM NXS ROOKIE MEETING (ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION)
4:30 PM NXS DRIVER / CREW CHIEF MEETING (ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION)

Saturday, October 31
** ACCESS RESTRICTED – ESSENTIAL PERSONNEL ONLY **
6:30 AM-4:15 PM CROSS-OVER GATE OPEN
7:30 AM-9:30 AM NXS HAULERS ENTER (SCREENING & EQUIPMENT UNLOAD)
9:30 AM-3:30 PM NXS GARAGE ACCESS SCREENING IN PROGRESS
9:30 AM NXS GARAGE OPEN
4:20 PM NXS DRIVERS REPORT TO VEHICLES (GRID LOCATION)
4:30 PM NXS RACE (STAGES 70/140/250 LAPS = 131.5 MILES)
7:00 PM Approx CROSS-OVER GATE OPEN
7:30 PM Approx NXS HAULERS EXIT

Race Rundown

Martinsville’s victor Harrison Burton snatches another Xfinity Playoff win: Harrison Burton may have fallen out of championship contention weeks ago, but the 20-year old is driving every bit like one right now earning his second consecutive NASCAR Xfinity Series victory Saturday afternoon in the Draft Top 250 at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway. The driver of the No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota held off veteran and NASCAR Xfinity Series Playoff contender Justin Allgaier by a mere .355-seconds and led the final 53 laps of the race to become the youngest winner (20 years, 22 days) in series history at the famed half-mile track – bettering his own father Jeff Burton’s mark (23 years, two months, 24 days). Burton’s 81 laps out front on the day was best in the field and his win was the rookie’s fourth on the season. It came in the series first race at Martinsville Speedway since 2006.[Read More](10-31-2020)

Paint Schemes

#20-Harrison Burton won the Draft Top 250 NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Martinsville Speedway. The win is his 4th win of the year, 1st at Martinsville, and 4th career win.
#7-Allgiaer finished 2nd followed by #9-Gragson, #8-Burton, #10-Chastain, #18-Herbst, #98-Briscoe, #1-Annett, #19-Jones, and pole sitter #22-Cindric.
Burton led 5 times during the day, taking the lead from #16-Allmendinger with 51 laps remaining and never losing it.
The four drivers competing for the Championship at Phoenix will be: #98-Chase Briscoe, #22-Austin Cindric, #7-Justin Allgiaer, and #11-Justin Haley.
The four drivers eliminated from the Playoffs: #10-Ross Chastain, #19-Brandon Jones, #9-Noah Gragson, and #39-Ryan Sieg.
Stage 1 was won by #9-Gragson. Stage 2 was won by #10-Chastain.
There were 11 lead changes among 6 drivers and 10 cautions for 63 yellow flag laps.
The average speed of the race was: 61.673mph.
See race details at: Race Results, Drivers Points Standings, Owners Points Standings, Drivers Points Standings before reset, Owners Points Standings before reset, Cumulative Report, Penalty Report.

Race Fast Facts – Martinsville:
Harrison Burton # won the Draft Top 250, his fourth victory in 42 NASCAR Xfinity Series races.
This is his fourth victory and 21st top-10 finish in 2020.
This is his first victory and first top-10 finish in two races at Martinsville Speedway.
Justin Allgaier (P) (second) posted his first top-10 finish in two races at Martinsville Speedway. It is his 18th top-10 finish in 2020.
Noah Gragson (P) (third) posted his first top-10 finish in two races at Martinsville Speedway.
Harrison Burton (first) was the highest finishing rookie.
Chase Briscoe, Austin Cindric, Justin Haley and Justin Allgaier advanced to the Championship 4 round.
(NASCAR)(10-31-2020)

XFINITY Series Playoff Standings before Phoenix:
(after points reset)
1) #98-Chase Briscoe [9 wins], 4000
2) #22-Austin Cindric, [5 wins], 4000
3) #7-Justin Allgaier [3 wins], 4000
4) #11- Justin Haley [2 wins], 4000
See the Drivers Points Standings and Owners Points Standings.

XFINITY Series Playoff Standings after Martinsville:
(before points reset)
1) #98-Chase Briscoe [9 wins], 3164 (Win in Round of 8)
2) #22-Austin Cindric, [5 wins], 3144, +17
3) #7-Justin Allgaier [3 wins], 3142, +15
4) #11- Justin Haley [2 wins], 3132, +5 ahead of 5th
Bottom 4 have been eliminated
5) #10-Ross Chastain, 3127, -5 behind 4th
6) #19-Brandon Jones [3 wins], 3126, -6
7) #9-Noah Gragson [2 wins], 3122, -10
8) #39-Ryan Sieg, 3076, -45
See the Drivers Points Standings and Owners Points Standings.

Cars to the rear: #47-Weatherman (driver change), #93-Reaume (driver change)

Pit Stall Selections

#22-Austin Cindric will start from the pole for the Draft Top 250 NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Martinsville Speedway.
#9-Gragson starts second, followed by #11-Haley, #10-Chastain, #98-Briscoe, #7-Allgaier, #19-Jones, #8-Burton, #39-Sieg, and #20-Burton.
The lineup was set by the new qualifying procedure, based on race finish, points position, and fastest race lap.
See the complete Draft Top 250 Starting Lineup.(10-28-2020)

Crew Rosters

Goodyear Tire Notes

The Entry List for the Draft Top 250 NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Martinsville Speedway is posted, 39 teams/drivers [for 40 spots] are listed.
Since 39 cars are entered, all drivers will race.
See the full entry list on the Entry List (pdf).

Past Martinsville Races

The last Martinsville XFINITY Series race was July 22, 2006.
Click here for that race page

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